January 20, 2020 Sisters and Brothers, Talks continue by phone between the Association Leadership and American Airlines in reaching a JCBA. As such, we wanted to update the membership and dispel a false narrative, speculation and rumors some may be spreading. We are set to meet again with the NMB on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 […]
Joint Association Updates
December 13, 2019 Sisters and Brothers, Over the past several weeks, the Association, the NMB and American Airlines have been working to reach the tentative agreement our members have been promised and rightfully deserve. As most of you know, we also agreed to limit communications in a manner that would not create more rumor or […]
November 25, 2019 The Association leadership has pursued continuing negotiations on American Airlines with or without the presence of the National Mediation Board (NMB) with some limited success. After our last negotiating session closed November 15, we asked the Company to agree to meet this week. They declined. The National Mediation Board has announced scheduled […]
November 16, 2019 Sisters and Brothers, The Association’s Executive Negotiating Committee met this week in Washington, D.C. with members of the National Mediation Board and representatives from the carrier. Limited progress was made this week, and that is encouraging. Our goal is not simply to reach an agreement with the company. Our goal is to […]
November 1, 2019 Negotiations continued in Washington, D.C. this week, with little movement from the company being made towards completed tentative agreements. In light of the unfortunate lack of progress, the Executive Committee is considering next steps and an appropriate response.
October 25, 2019 Sisters and Brothers, Since the resumption of mediated negotiations between the Association and American Airlines on September 16, the parties have met multiple days over five weekly sessions. Although progress has been slow, it has been positive and productive. The talks have moved into more serious and in-depth discussions regarding Scope, Insurance […]
October 18, 2019 Negotiations continued in Washington, DC this week. Some progress continues to be made and the negotiating committees were briefed. Your Executive Negotiators remain committed to achieving the best contract in the industry. Additional dates are scheduled for next week. We are hopeful progress continues and increases at the next meeting.
October 11, 2019 Negotiations continued in Washington, DC this week. Some progress continues to be made and the negotiating committees were briefed. Your Executive Negotiators remain committed to achieving the best contract in the industry. Additional dates are scheduled for next week. We are hopeful progress continues and increases at the next meeting.
September 27, 2019 Negotiations continued at the National Mediation Board offices in Washington, DC this week. Some progress on issues other than Scope, Retirement, Healthcare and Wages was made. Your Executive Negotiators remain committed to achieving the best contract in the industry. The Mediators scheduled additional dates at the Mediation Board offices October 8 through […]
September 20, 2019 Negotiations Update Federally-mediated negotiations between the TWU-IAM Association and American Airlines continued this week in Washington, D.C. At the request of the NMB, the parties have agreed to keep details of our discussions confidential. The National Mediation Board scheduled negotiations to continue next week in Washington, and we are hopeful that progress […]